Skip to content
Start Main Content

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

JS3624

BSc (Hons) in Occupational Therapy 職業治療學(榮譽)理學士學位

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Short Description

This programme nurtures students to be forward-looking competent occupational therapists who can promote health and well-being of people in Hong Kong.

A combination of medical, psychological and social science subjects prepares students to enhance functional performance in the self-care, leisure and work of community-dwelling people with disabilities. Students learn how to minimise disabilities, promote health and improve the quality of life of clients and their families.

The programme prepares students to deliver client-centred occupational therapy and to be committed to promoting equal opportunities for all members of the community. It also prepares them for helping careers in which they will empower clients to manage their disabilities, educate the public about healthy and meaningful living and pass down their knowledge to the new generations of therapists.

Remarks:
Not applicable

Requirements

  • Programme Entrance Requirements
  • General Entrance Requirements
Same as General Entrance Requirements
There is no compulsory subject requirement. Preferred subjects with the highest weighting for admission score calculation include:
  • Chinese;
  • English;
  • Biology; and
  • Combined Science with Biology.
Core Subjects Minimum Level
CHINESE LANGUAGE 3
ENGLISH LANGUAGE 3
LIBERAL STUDIES 2
MATHEMATICS COMPULSORY PART 2
Elective Subject(s) Minimum Level
ANY 2 SUBJECTS 3
Or
ANY 1 SUBJECT 3
MATHEMATICS EXTENDED MODULE 1 OR 2 3

Flexibilities on admission selection are available as follows:

  1. Individual Broad Disciplines (BDs) / degree programmes will accept one relevant Applied Learning (ApL) subject for meeting the entrance requirements. An attainment at Attained with Distinction (I) level or above is required.
  2. Other Language subjects (i.e. Category C) offered in the HKDSE Examination will be accepted as elective subjects. Grade E or above is required.
  3. If students have taken both M1 and M2, they will only be considered as one subject and the best grade will be taken into consideration during admission selection.
  4. Students endorsed by schools for meeting EDB’s specified conditions and having achieved the required grade in Chinese in one of the following examinations will be regarded as obtaining a Level 3 in HKDSE Chinese for meeting our entrance requirements:
    Exam                      Level                      Min. Grade            
    GCE O-Level C
    GCSE N/A C
    IGCSE N/A C
    HKDSE ApL(C) N/A Attained
    GCE A-Level E
    GCE AS-Level E
  5. No penalty is applied to applicants with multiple attempts in HKDSE Examination. Similar subjects are considered once and the best grade will be taken into consideration during admission selection.
  6. There is no compulsory subject requirement for our programmes. Preferred subjects, if applicable, are listed in the 'Entrance Requirements & Subject Weightings' section of individual programme entries. Satisfactory performance in preferred subjects will have a positive influence on admission selection. However, applicants who have not taken the preferred subjects will still be considered for admission but they may need to take relevant underpinning subjects after admission to PolyU.
  7. For admission to the BSc(Hons) in Nursing and BSc(Hons) in Mental Health Nursing, students must have Level 3 or above in at least two HKDSE elective subjects from Category A. Please refer to www.hkeaa.edu.hk/en/hkdse/assessment/subject_information/ for details of the HKDSE subject categories.

Calculation of scores for applicants with more than 1 sitting in HKDSE Examination

No penalty is applied to applicants with multiple attempts in HKDSE Examination. Similar subjects are considered once and the best grade will be taken into consideration during admission selection.

First Year Tuition Fee

HK$ 42,100

Contacts

General Office of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Email: rsdept@polyu.edu.hk

Tel: 2766 6719 / 2766 5399

Statistics

Application Statistics (after Modification of Programme Choices)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 420 219 360 604 582 2185
2016 432 226 391 591 620 2260
2015 417 246 496 661 772 2592
2014 408 307 551 804 839 2909
2013 541 366 713 1040 1053 3713
2012 366 286 650 1012 995 3309

Offer Statistics (as at the Announcement of the Main Round Offer Results)

Year Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Total
2017 91 1 0 0 0 92
2016 91 0 0 0 0 91
2015 74 0 0 0 0 74
2014 75 0 1 0 0 76
2013 72 2 1 0 0 75
2012 89 1 0 0 0 90